December, 2007

Cro Mags The Final Quarrel DVD

Cro-Mags – The Final Quarrel: Live at CBGB 2001 DVD Music Video Distributors The Cro Mags were a New York hardcore band that started in the 1980s and were kind of a big deal during the NYHC heyday in the […]

You Weren’t There premiere

The Saturday after Riot Fest saw the premiere of You Weren’t There which is a documentary about the Chicago punk rock scene from 1977-1984. The premiere was shown at the Portage Theater and after the movie there was a special […]

R.I.P. Mario Valencia

It is with a heavy heart that I have to report that Mario Valencia, best known for being a member of the Flower Leperds, passed away last week. In the 1980s the Flower Leperds were among the many bands living […]

Riot Fest 2007 Day Two

My goal on day two of Riot Fest was to get to the venue around the time Flatfoot 56 were playing so I could check them out again. Once again my plans didn’t work out so well but traffic was […]